Why Choose Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi?

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is one of the top ranked universities in the USA, and part of the distinguished Texas A&M University System. Study in a unique island location, where research and practical learning are at the forefront of your education.

Focus in Research

At TAMU-CC, gaining real-world experience and having the opportunity to apply knowledge will be a core part of your education from day one. Your research at the University could solve some of the biggest issues facing humanity.

Modern Facilities

The University is dedicated to creating a campus environment conducive to excellence in teaching, research, and public service. That is why you will have access to leading facilities where you can build your understanding of how information can translate into action.

The Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science conducts innovative research surrounding geological issues facing the Gulf of Mexico region. Projects include the use of geospatial science research for coastal monitoring, mapping shorelines, the use of laser technology to monitor sea level rise impact on coastal marshes, and other related research.

World leaders in Gulf research, The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies is the only marine research institute dedicated to advancing the long-term sustainable use and conservation of the Gulf of Mexico.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is one of only seven federal test sites chosen for unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in the USA (Federal Aviation Administration).

Corpus Christi, Home of:

  • The largest vertical-axis wind turbine installation in the USA.
  • The first sportfish research center in the Western Gulf of Mexico.
  • An award-winning oyster shell recycling program.

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Academic Excellence

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has an excellent academic reputation and offers a wide range of highly-rated degree programs. As part of our academic community, you will work one-on-one with respected faculty.

In addition to academic excellence, the University is commited to creating a welcoming campus environment, which is why Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi ranks in the 15 percent nationally as the best choice for international students from Vietnam, according to College Factual's Best U.S. Colleges & Universities for Students from Vietnam, 2018.

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Texas A&M University System

The Texas A&M University System is one of the largest university systems in the USA, consisting of eleven universities across the states, plus state agencies, service units, and a health science center. It is also one of the few institutions in the nation to be named as a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant university.

AACSB Accreditation

The AACSB Accreditation is an accreditation for business and accounting programs that demonstrate excellence and continuous improvement. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is one of only 185 institutions with both the general AACSB Business Accreditation and the specialized AACSB Accounting Accreditation.

Academic Advising

There are Academic Advising Centers across campus that are available to assist you with course selection, degree requirements, and academic planning. Advisors will be available to help throughout your university career, providing support so you always know the clear steps you need to take to reach your goals.

Prepare for University

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Prepare for University study by beginning your studies in the International Pathway Program. We will help you gain a solid foundation to ensure you succeed.